Our paediatric gastroenterology team work with children and young people with Crohns and Colitis IBDU, Coeliac and complex constipation and more. We work closely with staff on all paediatric wards regionally and facilitate home visits and support within the community setting and training. We are also available to offer advice and reassurance and management over the telephone.

Our out-patient facilities for both children and young people are provided at the Niall Quinn Children’s Centre at Sunderland Royal Hospital throughout County Durham in a variety of age banded clinics.  Transition and Transfer clinics are held in the Niall Quinn Children’s Centre and County Durham with support from the adult gastroenterology team.

Contact Us:

Phone: 0191 5656256 extension 42489 or  07799663518
Email: helen.wood28@nhs.net

Finding Us:

Niall Quinn Children's Centre, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Our Team:

Paediatric Gastroenterology Specialist Nurse: Helen Wood
Consultant: Dr Darren Bresnen
Consultant: Dr Andrew Mellon
Divisional General Manager: Jackie Butterworth
Directorate Manager: Derek Curry
Matron: Richard Allsop